Tuesday, March 30, 2004

Thursday, March 18, 2004

Blank Maps

If you need some blank maps of countries around the world, this site has them.

Wargaming Figure Scales

Here's an old piece I wrote on wargaming figure scales and the Barrett scale.

Sunday, March 14, 2004

Relief Map of the Valley of Tears

Using those 1:50000 topo maps of Israel, I whipped up a very rough relief map of the Yom Kippur War battlefield the Valley of Tears between Booster Ridge and Mt. Hermonit. Read on...

Thursday, March 11, 2004

Free Topo Maps

UC Berkeley Library Digital Topographic Map Sets has some freely available topographic maps, including a full set of 1:50000 maps of Israel. Found via terrainmap.com.

Pulp RPG Finale

I finished up GMing our Pulp Africa game last night, and took some pics of the final battle. It has dinosaurs!

Wednesday, March 10, 2004

The Basement has Moved Again

Andy Maloney's the Basement, a great site devoted mostly to 20mm modern and WW2 wargaming and TAC: Arc of Fire, has moved to a new URL in the Loft!

David's Wargaming Depot

David's Wargaming Depot is a nice site. He's mostly into 6mm Napoleonics but has other stuff on his site. There's also a very revealing size comparison pic of Irregular vs. Adler 6mm Nappies.

Tuesday, March 9, 2004

Pete Panzeri's Black Hawk Down Article

I couldn't find it searching on the net, but eventually tracked down Pete Panzeri's "Gamers International Newsletter" with great BHD info here. (It's in MS Word format, and you may need to subscribe to the list, but it's worth it) If it goes away for any reason, I mirrored a local copy. The file doesn't detail chalk make-up, so read on for more:

Scenario Design

Bob MacKenzie's great moderns site has an interesting article on scenario design.

Lessons of Modern War

Man, more cool stuff from the Center for Strategic & International Studies, this time lessons learned from various modern wars.

Monday, March 8, 2004

Dinosaur Gallery Added

I added an animals and dinosaur gallery to showcase some of the things I have been putting together lately.

Character Bases

I've been wanting to make one of those diorama bases to fit wargaming miniatures on for display for some time, and just made one. Read on for how easy it was:

Thursday, March 4, 2004

Easy Wargaming Trees

I came up with a fairly easy way to make some interesting trees. Check out the gallery here.

River Steamer

Check out this very quick and easy 28mm river steamer I made for wargaming...

Monday, March 1, 2004

Wargames Journal Redesign

The Wargames Journal has had a redesign, and removed their subscribtion requirement. Nice! If you haven't checked it out, do so; there is a lot of good information there.

6mm HotT Armies

I completed a couple of 6mm Irregular Miniatures fantasy Hordes of the Things armies. (Whoa, I completed something...) Read on...

Civil War International History Project

The Cold War International History Project looks pretty interesting; of particular interest to me are the Africa documents (search the Virtual Archives).